money

A 4-post collection

Quitting Soda: A Progress Update

Not too long ago (a little over 2 weeks) I quit soda. There are many obvious and not so obvious reasons why I decided to quit. Quitting soda is probably one of the best things you can do for yourself. I’ve already saved about $100 by not drinking soda and if you’re really interested, I have a counter on http://mattg.me showing my progress in terms of dollars, cents, and time. I also feel soo much better. Without such a large intake of

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Black Friday Ads Compiled!

The year is 2008 and Black Friday is just around the corner. Known for being one of the “most-anticipated” shopping “holidays” of the year. It is the day after Thanksgiving and was created to satisfy holiday shoppers. First you must cook the largest meal of the year but then you get to shop. It is one of the most brilliant ideas that American businesses have created. What is the significance of Black Friday to this blog? Well I happen to have, in my digital fingers, a

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Oregon Woman Loses $400,000 to Nigerian E-Mail Scam

I get spam, you get spam, we all get spam, but why on earth would you send money to someone who emails you? Well this Oregon woman thought that she was going to be helping her “long lost relative” by clearing out her husbands retirement fund, taking out a mortgage on the house and a lien on the car and sending it all to some Nigerian man; we all know how much Nigeria helps out us Americans every day. SWEET HOME, Ore.

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